The Enigmatic Silk Road

It has a reputation of being one of the world’s most evocative and fascinating train journeys, but prior to the […]

Retrace the Russian Revolution in St. Petersburg

1917 is without question one of the most influential years in history. It is the year that saw two uprisings, […]

7 Fascinating Great Wall of China Facts

To celebrate the release of the latest Universal Pictures blockbuster, The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, we have put together […]

St. Petersburg’s White Nights Must-Do’s

The ‘White Nights’ season, which is enthusiastically celebrated in St. Petersburg, exists between late May and early July when sun-filled […]

Explore the Arctic this winter

Venture towards the summit of the northern hemisphere with a visit to the Arctic Circle this winter. Golden Eagle’s Arctic […]

Why Heart of Persia should be your next trip

Iran has quickly emerged as a must-visit travel destination; since the lifting of economic sanctions earlier this year and the […]

Introducing Michael Portillo

We are excited to announce that Journalist and broadcaster, Michael Portillo, will be hosting a series of guest lectures on […]

Highlights of the South Caucasus

The countries bordering the shores of the Caspian Sea are home to some of the most fascinating cultures, as well as […]

Discover enchanting Tibet & China

The newest itinerary to be added to our 2017 collection of private rail journeys is the Tibet and China Rail […]

NAADAM FESTIVAL – A CLOSER LOOK

Each year between 11th – 13th July, Mongolia celebrates its biggest festival of the calendar year. The Naadam Festival, known […]

In search of the momentous Midnight Sun

This incredible rail journey takes us in search of the incredible Midnight Sun, during the celebratory White Nights season. We cross deep […]

Longitude: time travel on the Trans-Siberian

Rail adventurer Matthew Woodward shares his thoughts on the ever changing time zones of the Trans-Siberian railway. Getting anyone to […]

Celebrating 100 years of the Trans-Siberian Railway

This year, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains is celebrating 100 years since the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway, coinciding with a […]

Treasures of the Trans-Siberian railway

To celebrate Golden Eagle’s twentieth year of touring along the Trans-Siberian Railway, we put together a list of our top treasures waiting to […]

Enchanting Arctic Explorer in images

A photographer’s delight, the Arctic Explorer tour at New Year remains a firm favourite amongst Golden Eagle passengers. What better way […]

Danube Express’ culinary delights

Gastronomy and fine wines are an intrinsic part of our all-inclusive, luxury rail cruises. We take pride in offering a […]

The Balkans: Top 10 unmissable sights

We bring you interesting facts and stories from our top 10 unmissable sights on our Balkan Odyssey journey, which travels from Budapest to Venice […]

Why now is the time to visit Iran

Iran is fast emerging as the must-visit destination for 2016. Find out why it is back on travellers’ radars and […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Samarkand, Tashkent and Almaty

Golden Eagle’s Reservation Manager, Zoe Chittim, shares the final part of her travel diary through the fascinating regions of Samarkand, […]

A Taste of The Silk Road – Ashgabat, Merv and Bukhara

In part one of her travel diary, Golden Eagle’s Zoe Chittim describes her Silk Road expedition with great detail, from […]

BAM – The secret Trans-Siberian railway

Stretching to 4324 km in length, spanning over six decades and costing around $30 billion to complete, the Baikal-Amur Mainline […]

Flying Scotsman makes triumphant return

We look back at the Flying Scotsman’s marvelled past, including Tim Littler’s first journey using the train, as it returns […]

Discover the hidden gems of Siberia

Look closer at the Siberian Discovery journey to find out why even the most remote parts of Russia can be […]

Cold War Moscow

Matthew Woodward takes a journey through Moscow’s Cold War past, discovering locations that were once classified as state secrets. If you are […]

Spectacular Switzerland

Golden Eagle’s Company President and Founder, Tim Littler, captures the excitement of travelling through spectacular Switzerland, on a collection of historic […]

Photographing the Northern Lights

In the final part of our Northern Lights blog series, Dr. Robin Catchpole shares his expert tips and advice for photographing the spectacular Aurora Borealis. […]

In search of the Northern Lights

In the second part of our Northern Lights blog series, Dr. Robin Catchpole reveals the best time and place to see the Aurora Borealis. […]

What causes the Aurora Borealis?

Introducing a fascinating guest blog series from astronomer and researcher, Dr. Robin Catchpole, who reveals how the Aurora Borealis form. […]

A Wintry Tale on the Golden Eagle

Russia’s winter season has so much more to offer visitors than sub-zero temperatures, Max Lovell-Hoare and Sophie Ibbotson explain. Nothing […]

Dramatic History Along the Balkan Explorer Route

Visiting some of the most pivotal sites in European history, find out how the Balkan Explorer has become one of our most significant tours. […]